Control & Instrument Engineer in West Valley City, UT at ConsultNet

Date Posted: 1/18/2021

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Job Description

Title: Control & Instrument Engineer
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Duration: Contract-to-Direct, Long-term
Salary:  $40-$50/hr DOE
Travel: 10% 

Job Summary:
Primary responsibility is to design and apply the appropriate instrumentation equipment used to monitor and control systems, machinery and processes. Works closely with other engineering disciplines to ensure a quality working solution to our clients.  Preferred experience includes the oil & gas, mining, chemical, and heavy industrial facilities. Must be able to understand P&ID drawings.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Develop specifications for all project required instrumentation. 
  • Create Instrument datasheets for all instrumentation including but not limited to Control Valves, Transmitters, Level Instruments, Local gauges, Analyzers, Temperature Transmitters, etc..
  • Develop Request for Purchase documents for the design instruments to acquire vendor solutions, perform bid tabulations and make recommendations for purchase. 
  • Manage P&ID drawing accuracy with regards to the associated process data, instrumentation and control logic.
  • Create I/O Lists. 
  • Created Loop wiring diagrams.
  • Create Instrumentation installation details. 
  • Assist the design team in PLC layouts & control schematics. 
  • Manage the development of all instrumentation and control design drawings & deliverables. 
  • Collaborate & coordinate closely with the Process Engineering group in order to ensure instrument design meets the requirements of the project. 
  • Collaborate & coordinate closely with the Mechanical Engineer group in order to ensure that all piping design conforms to the instrumentation requirements of the project. 
  • Travel to customer site as required. 
  • Provide start-up & troubleshooting assistance. 

Job Requirements:
Bachelor's or Master's degree in engineering or a Bachelor's degree in another field and documented experience in an instrument engineering design environment.
PE License is a plus.
At least 10 years of experience in instrument & control engineering and design.
Experience in  heavy industrial facility & process operations.
Highly effective oral and written communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills.
Sound proficiency in MS Office.

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